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2016

May

School's almost out, kids. Be sure to thank your teachers as you head off to summer.

School’s almost out, kids — be sure to thank your teachers as you head off to summer.

Nobel laureate Edward Prescott got The Phone Call at 4 a.m., an hour typically not a harbinger of good tidings.

Parker Hensley knows how to make the best of a situation.

Brittany Berry graduated in spring 2016 with a BAE in elementary education.

Carole Basile, the new dean of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, used to work for oil giant Amoco at a Houston refinery.

On May 4, Maria Harper-Marinick, a two-time graduate of ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, was named chancellor of the Maricopa Community Colleges (MCC).

Before Prop. 123's scant passage, Sherman Dorn explained what the measure may, or may not, mean for public education in Arizona.

Four graduates from Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Class of 2016 have received Fulbright grants.

Carole Basile, the new dean of the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, used to work for oil giant Amoco at a H

Mitzi Vilchis, a secondary education major, was recently named a Fulbright grantee and will be teaching English to school children in Mexico this fall.

Ulises Aragon (BAE, '16) feels a kinship with the students he has been teaching at Central High School in Phoenix for the past year.

Ulises Aragon feels a kinship with the students he has been teaching at Central High School in Phoenix for the past year.

April

Each year, future educators in Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College gather to meet Ira A. Fulton and thank him for his namesake awards that help them pay for their degrees.

Professor Michelene (Micki) Chi, the Dorothy Bray Endowed Professor in Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College , has been inducted into

Michelene "Micki" Chi, Dorothy Bray Endowed Professor in Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, has been inducted into an organization whose members include Benjamin Franklin, Jonas Salk and Georgia O’K

The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Tuesday honored the tenth anniversary of Ira and Mary Lou Fulton’s gift to endow the school and recognized the college’s rise as a national model for teacher pr

Arizona State University alumnus Ed Sloat (EdD, ‘15) was awarded the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2016 Division H Outstanding Publication Award in Category 4, Outstanding Disser

How can we improve teacher effectiveness and attitudes to increase student achievement in Arizona’s high-needs K–12 public schools?

The Sanford Inspire Program at ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College was honored with a 2016 University President’s Award for Innovation.

Classroom teachers are more crunched than ever, and many see time spent on professional development as inefficient and a waste of resources.

The Sanford Inspire Program at ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College was honored with a

Karen Harris, the Mary Emily Warner Professor in the Division of Educational Leadership and Innovation in Mary Lou Fulton Teachers Colle

Faculty members, researchers and recent graduates of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College will be honored with research awards at the annual American Educ

Why is learning science so hard?

Margarita Pivovarova, assistant professor, and Jeanne Powers, associate professor, were honored with a 2016 Education Research Service Project award from the

ASU Regents' Professor David Berliner is the first scholar to be recognized by the American Educational Research Association with the Outstanding Public Communica

March

Faculty members, researchers and recent graduates of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College were honored with awards at the annual American Educational Rese

Ed Sloat (EdD, '15) was awarded the American Educational Research Association 2016 Division H Outstanding Publication Award in Category 4, Outstanding Dissertation, for his work, "Examining the Val

Arizona State University is partnering with a premier university in Ghana to equip the next generation of business and engineering leaders to solve problems and help guide the West African nation’s

Noah Brown has always loved literature and is an avid fan of Shakespeare.

“I realized I didn’t just want to read it, I wanted to talk to people about it,” he said.

Scott Blamer wants to be a doctor and is eager to develop the critical-thinking skills he’ll need for that demanding profession.

Olena Aydarova, postdoctoral scholar, and Amelia Marcetti Topper (PhD, '15) were recognized with prestigious dissertation awards from the American Educational Research Association.

The 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings place Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College 14th among 255 public and private graduate programs of education.

Writing can be difficult. Teaching writing can be even more difficult.

Arizona State University’s education and public affairs graduate programs broke into the top 15 and joined the university’s law school and fine arts program in jumping to higher spots in the latest

Deans for Impact is a new advocacy group of leaders from 20 teacher-preparation programs across the country, including Mari Koerner, dean of the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at ASU.

Punya Mishra will join ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College as associate dean of scholarship in August.

Mari Koerner, dean of Mary Lou Fulton Techers College, has been named the college's Alice Wiley Snell Professor of Education.

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College instructor Ashleigh King was named the 2016 Teacher of the Year, Initial Teacher Preparation by the Arizona Technology in Education Association.

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College alumnus Diego Gastelum (BA, '14) was featured in an article in the Nogales International about schools hiring teachers with ties to local districts.

Michael Meaney, a graduate of Arizona State University, was selected as a Gates Cambridge Scholar.

Eugene Garcia, professor emeritus, research professor and dean of ASU's College of Education from 2002 to 2006, is the latest faculty member of ASU's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College to be named a

Arizona State University is part of a nationwide push to improve the way data is collected about teachers and to use it to improve learning — especially for poor children.

February

The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Preschool at Arizona State University will have part time and full time openings for fall 2016.

Professor Alfredo Artiles has made a career of improving education and opening new avenues in learning for students across cultures as the associate dean of academic affairs and the Ryan C.

Cassandra Graffious and Sarah Schaffran, both iTeachAZ students in ASU's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, were each awarded a $10,000 scholarship by the Pendergast District Community Foundation.

Universities can be a key player in getting good education to poor students, and several experts said that innovation as promoted at Arizona State University is the way to do it.

January

The ASU School Partnership Grant Programs Advisory Council honored nine K-12 schools from five Arizona districts with its third annual Educational Excellence Impact Awards.

A few years ago, students in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College took a three-credit course on how to use technology in the classroom.

Editor's note: This is part of a series highlighting new faculty members at Arizona State University.

To address the national need for greater numbers of students to enter STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields, Project AMP at Arizona State University is conducting a three-y

2015

December

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of student profiles that are p

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of student profiles that are p

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of student profiles that are p

November

For their leadership in increasing their student and school achievement, more than 2,200 educators from 58 schools in 10 districts received over $5.25 million in performance-based payouts for parti

Nicki Derryberry, a 2009 master’s graduate of ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, and Brittany Matsushino, a 2008 bachelor’s graduate, join a prestigious group of 19 educators across the countr

Editor's note: This is part of a series on ASU alumni. Find more stories here .

Civics education is not just for aspiring political scientists.

Three Arizona State University students are finalists for three prestigious international scholarships.

The debate over high-stakes testing for students was highlighted last month when President Barack Obama said that schools should have fewer, but better quality exams.

Phoenix native James Agee was in high school when Pearl Harbor was attacked in 1941. Two months after he graduated, Agee became an Army Air Force cadet and began fighting in World War II.

October

Zak Ringelstein didn’t set out to be an entrepreneur or a teacher. He wanted to be a doctor.

Mary Lou Fulton, an alumna of Arizona State University and one of its most generous supporters, died Thursday. She was 82.

September

The students quivered as they stood at the front of the classroom, before their peers, speaking out loud about their research projects.

Sixty-six percent of fourth-graders in the U.S. could not read at grade level in 2013, according to the National Assessment of Education Progress.

August

Editor's note: This story is part of our back-to-school spotlight on notable incoming students. The series will run during the first two weeks of the fall semester.

2013

February

Teachers College associate professor Sarup Mathur and Heather Griller Clark, principal research specialist, received a $1.5M grant for P